Successful CEQA Compliance: An Intensive Two-Day Seminar | UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education

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Successful CEQA Compliance: An Intensive Two-Day Seminar

CEQA is the state's most comprehensive environmental law. Its requirements influence virtually all prospective land use and public agency projects.

Learn how to clearly understand and comply with CEQA guidelines in this interactive seminar, designed to assist public agency staff, consultants, attorneys, developers, members of environmental organizations and others. 

The first day focuses on:

  • The background and implementation of CEQA
  • The preliminary review process
  • Determination of an environmental document
  • The negative declaration process and document content
  • The Environmental Impact Report (EIR) process

The second day focuses on development of exceptional impact analysis and mitigation measures and the integration of other environmental programs. Specific topics include:

  • Impacts and mitigation
  • Integration with NEPA, water quality, wetlands and endangered species regulations, and historic preservation programs
  • Judicial review
  • EIR management issues

Instructor(s)

Antero Rivasplata is a technical director who specializes in CEQA compliance and general plan preparation with ICF International. He has worked as either project manager or CEQA adviser on a variety of projects, including CEQA-NEPA documents for transportation projects, EIRs for general plan updates and NEPA documents for federal and local agencies. He is a co-author of the 2012 update of the CEQA Deskbook published by Solano Press, a member of the American Planning Association, the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Association of Environmental Professionals, as well as the editor for its quarterly publication Environmental Assessor.
Greta Brownlow, Ph.D., is a senior manager at ICF. She has 20 years of experience as a planner and project manager preparing CEQA and NEPA documents, for local government agencies, private developers, school districts, universities, transit agencies and utility providers. Her recent project management experience includes infill development projects, including residential, mixed-use, and institutional uses in the cities of Oakland, San Francisco and Mountain View. Greta earned her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education, with a focus on community engagement in the planning of new schools in Los Angeles.

Schedule

Thu.& Fri., 9:00am to 4:30pm, Feb 28 to Mar 01

Where

Galleria 2901 K Street, Sacramento CA 95816

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Fees

Fee $525.00

Special Discounts

Group Discount: Groups of three or more, enrolled at the same time with a single payment method may receive a 10% discount on each enrollment.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office to enroll your group: (530) 757-8777.
Info Session Discount: Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.
CAAA Member Discount:

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee.  If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Capitol Corridor Rider:

Capitol Corridor riders are eligible for a one-time $100 discount on a UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course (some exceptions apply). The Discount Code is available on the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course page on the Capitol Corridor’s onboard Wifi system.

BIA: Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education at (800) 752-0881.
APA: Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.
AEP:

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Credit

1.2 CEUs

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. Click here or visit https://extension.ucdavis.edu/student-services/withdrawals-refunds-and-transfers to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Section Number

183PRC212